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Offline tdibratt

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Moved CO2 tank outside kegerator
« on: February 10, 2018, 05:14:58 PM »
Hi folks I have a dual tap kegerator.  Moved CO2 outside and ran the gas line to a manifold with 2 hoses. 

I plan on having a blonde and a oatmeal stout in there but they each require different psi. 

How are folks managing 2 kegs with different psi settings off of one regulator.

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Re: Moved CO2 tank outside kegerator
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2018, 07:13:42 PM »
For that you would need a secondary regulator. You can just split the difference in psi in the absence of a secondary.
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Re: Moved CO2 tank outside kegerator
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2018, 06:44:03 AM »
Or, use a splitter and don't run continuous gas to the kegs. Carbonate each beer to the level you want. Then, leave the splitter valves closed unless you need to bump.

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Re: Moved CO2 tank outside kegerator
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2018, 09:27:42 AM »
Or, use a splitter and don't run continuous gas to the kegs. Carbonate each beer to the level you want. Then, leave the splitter valves closed unless you need to bump.

Mark

That doesn't work too well when the keg is full. You'd be bumping pressure for every couple of pints. Once the level is reduced in the keg it works much better.
Inexpensive mini regulators and pressure gauges are available from some on line suppliers.
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Re: Moved CO2 tank outside kegerator
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2018, 09:48:47 AM »
True, but it's more like four or five pints which is no biggie. It's easy to just open the kegerator door to flip a valve on/off for 2-3 seconds. Another advantage, I only fill by 10lb tank once a year. And that's carbonating/serving 170 gallons of beer last year.

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